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May world crude steel production 143.3M tonnes

June 21, 2017

Worldsteel published May’s world crude steel production yesterday. World crude steel output was 143.3 million metric tonnes, 2.0% higher than in May 2016. World production for the first five months of 2017 was 4.5% higher than in the same period last year. China accounted for half of world output in May with production of 72.3 […]

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US long steel products imports rise 13% in May

June 20, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US long steel products imports rose 13% from 407,000 short tons in April to 458,000 tons in May. Long products imports for the first five months of 2017 were 5% higher than in the same period last year, led by a 14% increase in wire rod imports and despite a […]

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April world crude steel production 142.1 million tonnes

May 24, 2017

Worldsteel published April’s world crude steel production yesterday. World crude steel output was 142.1 million metric tonnes, 5.0% higher than in April 2016. World production for the first four months of 2017 was 5.1% higher than in the same period last year. China accounted for 51% of world output in April with production of 72.8 […]

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March world crude steel production 145.0M tonnes

April 26, 2017

Worldsteel published March’s world crude steel production on April 24th. World crude steel output was 145.0 million metric tonnes, 4.6% higher than in March 2016. World production in the first quarter of 2017 was 5.6% higher than in the same period last year. China accounted for half of world output in March with production of […]

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February world crude steel production 126.6M tonnes

March 23, 2017

Worldsteel published February’s world crude steel production yesterday. World crude steel output was 126.6 million metric tonnes, 4.1% higher than in February 2016, though February 2016 was one day longer. China accounted for 48% of world output in February with production of 61.2 million tonnes, 4.6% up on February 2016. Asian crude production outside of […]

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US flat steel products imports drop 15% in February

March 8, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US flat products imports fell 15% from 878,000 short tons in January to 744,000 tons in February. Flat products imports in February 2016 were 860,000 tons and in February 2015 they were 1,254,000 tons. Imports of all flat products categories fell between January and February, though the largest declines came […]

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